Empowering Entrepreneurs, Enriching Communities

Our Mission is to Foster a Thriving, Inclusive, and Resilient Business Community.

Dedicated to empowering local enterprises through strategic networking, educational enrichment, and advocacy. By championing innovation, collaboration, and sustainable growth, we aim to create a vibrant economic landscape that benefits our members and enriches the entire Beenleigh and Yatala region. Together, we build a brighter future, where businesses flourish, and our community prospers.


Upcoming Events


April Twilight Networking - Looking after Your Mental Health

Embrace well-being at our Twilight Event on Mental Health. Join us for an evening of enlightenment and open conversations, focusing on essential strategies to maintain a healthy balance between personal and business life. Expert insights, supportive discussions, and valuable connections await, ensuring you leave with the tools needed for holistic success. Let's break the stigma, foster a positive community, and prioritize mental health together. RSVP now and be part of this impactful twilight gathering. Your mental well-being matters, and we're here to support you every step of the way.


Heritage Day Festival at Beenleigh Historical Village

Travel back in time at the Beenleigh Historical Village Heritage Day Festival! This FREE event on April 20th boasts live demonstrations like blacksmithing and old-time schooling. Explore a bustling craft market, indulge in delicious food, and keep the kids entertained with face painting and games. Station 4207 Cafe will be open, and the art gallery awaits your discovery. Don't miss this chance to celebrate our community's rich history! Spots for vendors and demonstrators are filling fast, so contact events@oldbeenleightown.com.au today!


ETC's MySmallBiz Expo

Calling all entrepreneurs and local business enthusiasts! The Beenleigh Events Centre is hosting a Small Business Expo on Friday, May 3rd from 11 AM to 2 PM. This exciting event offers a one-stop shop for aspiring and existing small business owners. ‚ú®

  • Discover a vibrant marketplace featuring new local businesses showcasing their products and services.
  • Gain valuable insights from industry experts and successful entrepreneurs through presentations.
  • Connect with fellow business owners and explore support and mentorship opportunities.
  • Fuel your day with light refreshments provided.


Whether you're just starting out, seeking to grow your business, or passionate about supporting local, this expo is for you! Don't miss this chance to learn, network, and celebrate the heart of Beenleigh's business community.



Corporate Sponsors

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Latest Blog & News


Nominations for the Logan Business Distinction Awards

Does a local business shine bright in Logan? The Logan Business Distinction Awards are back, recognising and celebrating the very best in our city! Nominate your favorite businesses across various categories and be a part of showcasing their excellence.  Nominations are open now, but don't , your nominated business must have their application in by June 30th, 2024 at 6pm. The prestigious award ceremony will be held on Friday, September 13th, 2024 (lucky number for some) at the Logan Entertainment Centre.


Young Leaders Program Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit

Over 50 enthusiastic high school students are diving into the Young Business Leaders Program (YBLP)! This 8-week program, sponsored by a dedicated team, equips students with the skills to launch their own businesses. They'll learn everything from brainstorming ideas to marketing and budgeting. The program culminates in a Breakfast Showcase where students can present their concepts to the community. This program is not just about business, it's about nurturing future leaders with valuable skills like creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork. Good luck to these inspiring young entrepreneurs!


ANZAC Day Services in the City of Logan

Living in Logan Article
This article details ANZAC Day commemorations in Logan, Australia on April 25th, 2024. Thee are various dawn services and morning services happening across Logan suburbs like Beenleigh, Greenbank, Jimboomba, Logan Central, and Springwood. Times and locations for each service are also listed.

What We Do

Networking


We understand the power of meaningful connections. We organize regular networking events that bring together individuals from diverse industries, creating a dynamic platform for exchange. These events not only facilitate valuable business relationships but also foster a sense of camaraderie within our community.

Mentoring tomorrow's Entrepreneurs

Inspire, educate, and support the next generation of entrepreneurs via the BYCC Junior Chamber of Commerce. We offer, mentorship opportunities, and educational resources like our Young Business Leaders Program that are tailored to the unique needs and ambitions of young business enthusiasts. These initiatives are delivered to students attending Beenleigh State High School, Windaroo State High School, Trinity College & Canterbury College, Loganlea SHS, Livingstone Christian College, Rivermount College

Advocating Your Interests

Your success is our priority. We actively represent the interests and values of local businesses in Beenleigh and Yatala. By collaborating with government bodies and local authorities, we work to create a business-friendly environment that supports growth and innovation.

Caring for our Community

Championing the local community through initiatives like their popular Prawn Day. This annual event brings people together for fresh seafood, festivities, and supporting local businesses. Funds raised fuel further community efforts. The Chamber also fosters collaboration among businesses, creating a network for fundraising efforts that directly benefit local causes. By advocating for a thriving business environment, they empower local companies to contribute more to the community's well-being.

Promotion and Exposure

We believe that every business deserves recognition for its hard work and dedication. As a BYCC member, you'll gain access to valuable promotion opportunities. Whether it's showcasing your products or services at our events or leveraging our digital platforms, we're here to help you get the visibility your business deserves.

Educational Opportunities

In today's fast-paced business world, staying informed and continuously upgrading your skills is crucial. That's why we source informative speakers for our events. These opportunities empower our members with knowledge and insights to stay competitive and adapt to evolving market trends.


Our Team


Aki Sihot
President
Shane Drew
Vice President
Heather Christensen
Treasurer / Junior Chamber
Kerrie Saverin 
Secretary
John Mulrany
Committee/ Junior Chamber
Leanne Taylor
Committee
Willem Van Der Merwe
Committee
Megan Zwart
Committee
Ronnie Visser
Committee